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German Newsreel: German Navy WWI

Published 1918

This German propaganda movie was part of a U.S. Navy archive compiled during WWII, and acquired by Periscope Film. Shows naval actions in World War I (WWI), including the German High Fleet engaging the British Royal Navy at Jutland. Contains actual combat footage of German warships firing upon and sinking a British battlecruiser which then capsizes. Footage also includes Zebrugge, Scapa Flow and Firth of Forth.

Run time 14 minutes 23 seconds
Producer German Newsreel
Audio/Visual silent, black and white
Language English


Reviewer: ArchieVorg - - March 30, 2010
Subject: free advertising
this 'public domain' material is corrupted to commercial advertising by the inclusion of purchasing directions at beginning, and marked throughout clip with corporate url, logo, and occlusive designation (of claimed ownership) and numeric timing matter that was NOT part of or contained in the original material